Muscle Relaxant Use in Dialysis

June 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Most practicing nephrologists have seen cases of baclofen toxicity in patients on dialysis; in severe cases, this can even mimic brain death. Some nephrologists on Twitter (eg @Nephro_Sparks) have taken up the call to educate clinicians about the [read more...]

#NephMadness 2019: Pain Region

March 15, 2019 // 3 Comments

Submit your picks! | NephMadness 2019 | #NephMadness | #PainRegion Selection Committee Member: David Juurlink  David Juurlink is a staff internist and head of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology (DCPT) at Sunnybrook. He is [read more...]

Pain and Kidney Function

August 30, 2016 // 1 Comment

A recent study published in AJKD looks at the epidemiology of chronic pain in US veterans and its impact on kidney disease and mortality.  Dr Joline Chen (JC), co-author of the study headed by Dr. Kalantar-Zadeh, discusses the article with AJKD [read more...]